People share their worst nightmares | „We are in a dream“ – Short film by H. Välkky & E. Lehtola

“Nights through dreams tell the myths forgotten by the day” C.G Jung

This film is based on personal recordings of people narrating their own dreams.

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Based on personal recordings of people narrating their nightmares, we race through shared unconscious desires and fears. WE ARE IN A DREAM is a short experimental documentary that combines different animation techniques to real, authentic recordings of people narrating their own recurring dreams.

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Directors: Henna Välkky, Eesu Lehtola
Music & Sound design: Simo Pitkänen

Thank you for sharing your dreams, Samuel Häkkinen, Janne Häkkinen, Pentti Järvelin, Katja Korhonen, Merita Lehtola, Joonas Rautkari, Mikko Suomalainen, Pirjo Välkky, Anni-Maria Örmälä-Odegrip & Anonymous dreamers

Special thanks to Anne Lindholm-Kärki

English translation by Samuel Häkkinen

This film was supported by Koneen Säätiö

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– Best experimental film in Prague Independent Film Festival
– Honorable Jury Mention in Dada Shaheb Phalke Film Festival

Big Muddy Film Festival
Athens International Film and Video Festival
Ridgefield Independent Film Festival

Tampere Film Festival
Atlanta Film Festival
Blue Sea Film Festival
Red Carpet Film Festival
Turku Animated Film Festival
Helsinki International Film Festival Love & Anarchy
Pori Film Festival
Film Front International Short Film Festival
Factual Animation Film Festival
Tehran International Short Film Festival
Vienna Independent Film Festival
The Ridgewood Guild International Film Festival

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